Departments face challenges hiring new faculty

As departments begin to interview candidates, department chairs and members of the FAS Dean’s office spoke to the News about the nature of the hiring process.

Amended selection process underway for four Heads of College

In a more democratic selection process, four search committees are currently beginning work to choose the new Heads of College for Pierson, Benjamin Franklin, Trumbull and Silliman Colleges.

Trumbull Head of College Margaret Clark to step down after decade in the role

At the end of her two five-year terms, Margaret Clark will resign from her position as Head of Trumbull College this spring.

Faculty envision future of disability studies at Yale

Yale faculty reflected on the present state and future of disability studies at Yale.

“Room to grow”: African studies program at a crossroads

Five years after faculty criticized a lack of institutional support for the program, African Studies has strengthened in size — but some say that more attention to the program is needed.

Advising to expand to incoming first years

Advising at Yale is currently being evaluated by the Committee on Teaching, Learning, and Advising, and is set to see changes this summer.

A look inside the Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture

A collaboration between six Yale schools, the Yale CEA seeks to develop new systems for sustainable design and ecology.

Modern Language Association honors six Yale faculty members

The scholars — Katerina Clark, Erica Edwards, Jill Jarvis, Jessica Gabriel Peritz, Juno Jill Richards and Shane Vogel — were awarded for outstanding literary work in their respective fields

Pierson Head of College Stephen Davis to step down after 10 years

The Woolsey Professor of Religious Studies will step down from his role as the head of Pierson College in the coming spring after a decade-long tenure in the position.

Laurie Santos launches new course aimed at teen well-being

After the enormous success of her original online psychology course and the announcement of her retirement as Silliman’s Head of College, Santos hopes to engage a new audience: middle and high schoolers.

A look into the three most popular courses of the spring

After record-breaking interest in certain classes during course registration, AFAM 170, PSYC 141 and ECON 116 are the highest-enrolled courses of the spring semester, with roughly 400 students in each lecture.